Changing Lives Through Art

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Featured Exhibitions and Events

January – March 2015

Turner: Watercolours from the West - An intimate touring Show @ Wirth Gallery | Bath | United Kingdom
This small exhibition brings together watercolours by JMW Turner from five important art collections: Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, the Holburne Museum and the Victoria Art Gallery in Bath, The Wilson in Cheltenham as well as a private collection in...
February 28, 2015 – June 7, 2015 all-day
Gwen John to Lucian Freud @ The Holburne Museum | Bath | United Kingdom
In association with Frameworks, a partnership of the Holburne Museum in Bath, Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, The Wilson in Cheltenham, Swindon Museum & Art Gallery and the Victoria Art Gallery in Bath. ShareTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email
March 14, 2015 @ 10:00 am – June 7, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
The Observer Observed: A Portrait of Don McCullin by Charlotte Sorapure
Saturday 14 March to Sunday 7 June Free This spring the Holburne unveils its latest painting by a winner of the Holburne Portrait Prize, Charlotte Sorapure. Her subject is the renowned photographer Don McCullin CBE, who is celebrating his 80th...


Dexter Dalwood Curates

Opening Saturday 28 February a fantastic new show curated for the Holburne by contemporary artist Dexter Dalwood. Dalwood was generously given free rein to select from the remarkable collection of Modern British Art at Swindon Museum & Art Gallery. The...

Last chance to see Rowlandson at the Holburne

Olivia Horsfall Turner writes why you shouldn’t miss the last chance to see High Spirits: The Comic Art of Thomas Rowlandson, an exhibition from the Royal Collection at Bath’s Holburne Museum. Queen Victoria’s pronouncement, ‘We are not amused’, is probably...

Our Turner is Back!

Our Turner is Back! JMW Turner’s atmospheric watercolour of Pembroke Castle, one of the most popular works in the Holburne collection, goes back on display this week after a long absence. The picture, made around 1829, is one of eight...
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